Bet Edgar


Twins


Twins at birth
Such cute little boys;
Loving and fighting
and sharing their toys.

Twins at birth,
growing together;
mirroring lives with
a bond never severed.

Twins at birth
Through marriage and life,
Distanced by miles
but never by strife.

Twins at birth
and in failing health,
Following each other
from life into death.

Submitted: Monday, September 23, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Do you like this poem?
1 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Form:


Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

My husband and his twin brother developed pancreatic cancer within days of each other and both of them died within four months of each other. I wrote this poem while reflecting on their closeness in life and in death.

Comments about this poem (Twins by Bet Edgar )

There is no comment submitted by members..

Famous Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  4. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  8. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe
Trending Poets
Trending Poems
  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  4. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  5. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  6. If, Rudyard Kipling
  7. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  8. No Man Is An Island, John Donne
  9. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  10. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
[Hata Bildir]